Visitation will be observed on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Lee Chapel AME Church 609 Freret St. Morgan City, LA from 9:00 AM until funeral service at 11:00 AM. Burial will be in the Morgan City Cemetery.
Carol Jeanne Smith Carbin James is survived by her life-long friend and devoted partner, Willard Francis of Morgan City, LA; a father-figure, Hilliard Smith Jr. of Patterson, LA; two daughters, Nakeithia (Maurice) James Howard of Patterson, LA and Khayla (Jonathan) Mott of Morgan City, LA; three sons Max James Jr., Kimoni James, and Gregory (Katana) Carbin all of Morgan City LA; four step-daughters Crystal (Donald) Harris of New Iberia, LA , Katina (Terry) Taylor of Clarksville, TN, Celeste (Jeric) Bias- Houston, TX, and Charlotte Francis of Morgan City, LA; two step-sons Jarrel Jackson and Brandon Means of Alabama; three brothers, Hilliard (Audrey) Smith II of Navarre Beach, FL, Johnny Carbin Jr, Clemous (Anita) Mingo both of Morgan City, LA; Six sister, Naomi (James) Perry Sr of Patterson, LA, Melanie Gobert of Morgan City, LA, Mary Prevot of Lafayette, LA, Carolyn (Keith) Guienz of Franklin, LA , Katherine (Bodie) Goodlow, and Maxine Young of Los Angeles, CA ; twelve grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Sylvester and Edna Carbin Sr, Elliot Mckenzie III and Naomi DeGraffenaried; parents, Johnny and Mildred Mckenzie Carbin Sr; brother, Larry Smith; god-son Kim Gobert II; nephew, Lanier Prevot.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home. please visit; www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to family.